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From Lynchburg. the troubles in East Tennessee--repairing the damages to the Telegraph line — Uninterrupted passage over the Holston river — the fight near Bristol, &c. [special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Lynchburg, Nov. 12. For some time past affairs have been remarkably quiet with us, but during the past two or three days we have had quite exciting times in consequence of the troubles in East Tennessee, with which point we are in direct communication, though over 200 miles distant. On last Sunday evening J. M. Crawley, Esq., the efficient Superintendent of the Telegraph, left this city with hands for the purpose of repairing the damages on the line in East Tennessee. I learn, also, that a tressel work is being made over the Holston at the burnt bridge. Passengers were transferred on Sunday by fording, and were met by a locomotive from Jonesboro, with one boxcar attached. Nothing authentic has been heard from any point beyond Jonesboro — though there seem<
as used. Two of the bridges on the East Tennessee and Virginia Railways were destroyed--one bridge was over Lick creek, in Greene county, and another over the Holston river, in Sullivan county. The guard at Lick creek were unarmed and overwhelmed, and were tied and carried away, and kept off until some time during the day on Saturday. Three men have been arrested whom the guard identified. The bridge over the Holston river was not guarded, as Sullivan county is known to be strongly in favor of the Confederate Government. The bridge over the Holston river at Strawberry Plains, in Jefferson county, was set on fire, but the fire was put out by the Holston river at Strawberry Plains, in Jefferson county, was set on fire, but the fire was put out by the people. The guard had one hand cut off and his skull fractured. The indications are that one of the incendiaries was killed. A gentleman, just from East Tennessee, reports that great excitement prevails there, in consequence of the evidently preconcerted plan, which these bridge-burnings evince, to destroy property and p